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Josh Wilker’s Life Emerges from His Baseball “Cardboard Gods”
Baseball and Football

Josh Wilker’s Life Emerges from His Baseball “Cardboard Gods”

In an isolated cabin, wannabe novelist Josh Wilker scribbles in spiral notebooks waiting for his great novel to appear. To kill time, he starts pulling baseball cards from his childhood collection, writing reflections about each one. He realizes in time that this is the book he’d been searching for, “Cardboard Gods.”

Spring Fills Me With Images of Baseball and Crocuses
Baseball and Football

Spring Fills Me With Images of Baseball and Crocuses

The Red Sox were a second-rate, stupid, racist organization, who blamed their futility on a dead man’s curse. In 2002, when new owners put Theo Epstein in charge of player decisions, and won their first World Series in 86 years two years later. Here’s a look back at some infamous Red Sox failures that were wrongly blamed on Babe Ruth’s curse